Food - Archive


My name is Hélène Darroze, I am a cuisinière and mother. Most Londoners will know me from my eponymous restaurant, Hélène [...]

3 June

HP Sauce has changed its label for the first time in 123 years to reflect the fact that Big Ben is currently draped in scaffolding. [...]

31 May

Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) has posted a partial recovery in sales since it suffered a record £4.6bn loss last year, when it got [...]

29 May

By Graeme Evans from interactive investor. [...]

24 May

Does the Jamie’s Italian chain have only itself to blame for its demise? [...]

23 May

By Graeme Evans from interactive investor. [...]

14 May

At $1.5bn, is plant burger firm Beyond Meat over-valued? [...]

2 May

Subway has jumped on board the vegan bandwagon after Greggs' vegan sausage roll proved a runaway success with everyone from flexitarians [...]

17 April

For an industrial-looking shed, there’s something strangely inviting about this giant black and white box next to Wembley Stadium. [...]

15 April

When Casanova arrived in London in 1763, Soho was his first port of call. It was a place riddled with opium dens and brothels [...]

28 March

Eight years of writing restaurant reviews has not yet propelled me to culinary stardom. Nobody has asked me to be a judge on [...]

28 March

In spite of, or perhaps because of, recent efforts by developers to rebrand uncool Holborn as happening ‘Midtown’, it’s [...]

19 March

Is the proposed ban on TV junk food ads before 9pm just another example of nanny state regulation? [...]

19 March

Since its humble beginnings as a small riverside picnic among friends in 1980 to the grand foodie fiesta it is today, l’Aplec [...]

5 March

WHAT AND WHERE? Every food enthusiast worth their salted butter will have heard of L’Enclume, Simon Rogan’s two Michelin-starred [...]

27 February